Ruby is a variety of Corundum, one of the world's most valuable gemstones. Ruby is the queen of colored gemstones, valued for its rarity and found in purple, pink or red. For those unfamiliar with rough Rubies, these stones are opaque and may display many natural inclusions, veins and rocky surfaces. Rubies promote leadership skills and following your bliss. Rubies can help make one feel worthy of love. It protects against unhappiness and nightmares, harm and illness. Rubies help balance the Heart and Root chakras.